Obituary and funeral services: Melvin H. Cown, 77, of Good Hope

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Melvin H. Cown, age 77 of Good Hope, passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018. A Memorial Service will be held at 3 PM on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at the First Baptist Church Loganville. Pastor Ronne Kendall, Rev. Rusty Ruark, and Rev. Tony Hewatt will officiate. A reception will be held following the service.
Mr. Cown was a graduate of Loganville High School Class of 1958. He was an Eagle Scout and Scout Master of Troop 525. Mr. Cown retired from Bellsouth after 38 years of service. He taught Sunday school for the 2 year olds at Mars Hill Baptist Church and the 2 year olds and youth at First Baptist Church Loganville. He was active with the Disaster Relief Ministry of the Georgia Baptist Convention. Mr. Cown is survived by his Wife of 57 years, Adrian Cown; Sons & Daughters-in-law: Mel & Valerie Cown of Athens; Mark & Tracy Cown of Dawsonville; Grandchildren: Trae Cown & Kevin Van Voorn of Athens; Candace & Eric Schmidt of Eatonton; Collyn Cown of Athens; Abbie Cown of Dawsonville; Rachel Cown of Dawsonville; Sister: Faye Fearon of Athens; and Aunt: Maxine Mann of Conyers. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Loganville Ministry Village, 680 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, GA 30052 or to a charity of your choice in Melvin’s honor. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, GA 30052. 770-466-1544. Please sign the online guest registry at

Reposted courtesy of Tim Stewart Funeral Home.

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